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Holiday Calendar for Andorra

Holiday Calendar for Andorra for 2021-2022 year
The culture of Andorra is essentially Catalan, since the native population of the country are Catalan speakers. Moreover, Andorra has contributed significantly in an easily identifiable manner to the Catalan heritage.

National traditions, public holidays and notable observances for 2021-2022 year

December 2021

Sunday 26 December - St. Stephen's Day (public holiday in Alsace, Austria, Andorra, Catalonia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia and Switzerland)

January 2022

March 2022

Saturday 19 March - Saint Joseph's Day or Father's Day (in Andorra, Angola, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Honduras, and Bolivia)

April 2022

Saturday 23 April - La Diada de Sant Jordi (Catalonia, Spain, Andorra. The Día de Sant Jordi, where flowers and gifts are exchanged)

May 2022

Sunday 29 May - Carnaval of Sant Julià de Lòira in Andorra (On the last Sunday of May is held the Romería to the Sanctuary of the Virgen de Canòlic, where there are several dance contests in Plaça Nova)

June 2022

Thursday 23 June - St John's Eve and the first day of the Midsummer celebrations (Roman Catholic Church, Europe: - Bonfires of Saint John in Spain; Festa del Poble in Andorra; First night of Festa de São João do Porto; First day of Golowan Festival in Cornwall; Jaaniõhtu in Estonia; Jāņi in Latvia; Kupala Night in Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine; Last day of Drăgaica fair in Buzău, Romania)

July 2022

Sunday 10 July - The day of San Cristóbal in Andorra (you can see the blessing of cars and vehicles in front of the church)
Sunday 31 July - Major Festivity in Andorra (Since 1983, the last Sunday of July means the Fiesta Mayor with contests, parades and fireworks, as well as shooting contests, children activities, singing of habanera music, and much more)

August 2022

Monday 15 August - The Romería to the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Caólic in Andorra (On August 15 you can attend the Romería to the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Caólic. Also in August, although variable date, is the Day of the Tourist, with a children's festival and a giant paella)

September 2022

Thursday 8 September - National Day in Andorra (also the Feast Day of Our Lady of Meritxell; national holiday)

Some catalan traditions

To understand the combination of Andorran festivals and customs you should take into account the special characteristics of Catalan culture, its geographic location and history. Enjoy Andorraís festivities and traditions.
Andorran cuisine shares a lot of similarities with its Spanish neighbour, Catalonia, as well as a few with France.
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